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MSI CX700 Series

MSI CX700-T6547W7PProcessor: Intel Core 2 Duo T6500, Intel Core 2 Duo T6600, Intel Pentium Dual Core T4200, Intel Pentium Dual Core T4300
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330
Display: 17.3 inch
Weight: 3kg
Price: 500, 600, 650 euro
Average Score: 74.86% - average
Average of 7 scores (from 7 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 68%, features: 72%, display: 65%
mobility: 46%, workmanship: 53%, ergonomy: 66%, emissions: - %

 

MSI CX700-021UK

Specifications

MSI CX700-021UKNotebook: MSI CX700-021UK
Processor: Intel Pentium Dual Core T4200
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 3kg
Price: 500 euro
Links: MSI homepage
 MSI notebook section
 CX700-021UK (Model)

Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

60% MSI CX700-021UK review
Source: Techradar English

A large, comfortable and light laptop, but unfortunately lacking in performance. The MSI CX700-021UK is a large, comfortable machine which – unsurprisingly at such a low price – offers little wow-factor, but may be worth a look for those after an entry-level desktop replacement system. The MSI CX700-021UK is a decent laptop, but the lack of power may be an issue for you, and it may only appeal to those with basic user requirements.


Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/14/2009
Rating: Total score: 60%
80% MSI CX700-T6547VHP
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% features: 60% display: 50% mobility: 50% workmanship: 30% ergonomy: 50%

 

MSI CX700-T6547VHP

Specifications

MSI CX700-T6547VHPNotebook: MSI CX700-T6547VHP
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T6500
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 3kg
Price: 650 euro
Links: MSI homepage
 MSI notebook section

Average Score: 61% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

61% MSI CX 700 im Test
Source: PC Welt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/11/2010
Rating: Total score: 61% price: 80% performance: 42% features: 84% mobility: 29% ergonomy: 71%

 

MSI CX700-T6647W7P

Specifications

MSI CX700-T6647W7PNotebook: MSI CX700-T6647W7P
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T6600
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 3kg
Price: 600 euro
Links: MSI homepage
 MSI notebook section

Average Score: 82% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

84% Notebooks für alle!
Source: PC Games Hardware - 4/10 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 03/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 70%
84% Die goldene Mitte
Source: SFT - 4/10 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 03/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 84%
78% MSI CX700-T6647W7P
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/13/2010
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 82% display: 80% mobility: 60% workmanship: 75% ergonomy: 78%

 

MSI CX700-T6547W7P

Specifications

MSI CX700-T6547W7PNotebook: MSI CX700-T6547W7P
Processor: Intel Pentium Dual Core T4300
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 3kg
Price: 600 euro
Links: MSI homepage
 MSI notebook section
 CX700-T6547W7P (Model)

Average Score: 77% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

77% Große Leistung - kleiner Preis
Source: PC Go - 3/10 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 02/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 77% price: 90%

 

Comment

MSI: Micro-Star International (MSI), is a Taiwan based computer hardware manufacturer since 1986 best known for desktop computer motherboards. MSI also designs and manufactures graphics cards, barebone PCs, notebook computers, networking products, servers, multimedia, consumer electronics, and storage devices. MSI, as most Taiwanese computer manufacturers, sells products on OEM/ODM basis. It also sells products worldwide based on its own brand name "MSI". The market share of laptops with the MSI brand is rather low.

MSI is not present in the smartphone market. As a laptop manufacturer, MSI has a medium market share and is not among the Top 10 global manufacturers. The ratings of MSI laptops are above average in the tests (as of 2016).


Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330: Lower clocked Radeon 4530 with a current consumption of 7 Watt (according to AMD). Supports DirectX 10.1 and Avivo HD for HD video acceleration.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Pentium Dual Core: The return of the name Pentium, though it is a Yonah core. In fact, it is a double Core processor with a very good relation of performance to current consumption.

T4200:

Entry class dual core CPU with 1 MB level 2 cache and no virtualization technology. Compared to the Core 2 Duo line, some power saving mechanism are deactivated. 

T4300:

Entry - middle class dual core CPU with 1 MB level 2 cache and no virtualization technology. Compared to the Core 2 Duo line, some power saving mechanism are deactivated. 

Intel Core 2 Duo: This is the Core Duo and Core Solo successor with a longer pipeline and 5-20% more speed without more power consumption. As an addition to the Core Duo design there exists a fourth decoder, an amplified SSE-unit and an additional arithmetical logical unit (ALU).

The Core 2 Duo for laptops is identical to the desktop Core 2 Duo processors but the notebook-processors work with lower voltages (0.95 to 1188 Volt) and a lower Frontside bus clock (1066 vs 667 MHz). The performance of equally clocked notebooks is 20-25% lower than Desktop PCs because of the lower Frontside bus clock and the slower hard disks.

T6500:

Entry level Penryn based dual-core CPU with a small 2MB level 2 cache and FSB800. Similar to the T6570 but without VT-x.

T6600: Entry level Core 2 Duo dual core processor with a small 2MB level 2 cache and without virtualization functions.


» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


3 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.

3 kg:


74.86%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

MSI CX700-T6647W7P
Mobility Radeon HD 4330, Core 2 Duo T6600
MSI CX700-T6547VHP
Mobility Radeon HD 4330, Core 2 Duo T6500

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Stefan Hinum, 2009-12-24 (Update: 2012-05-26)